Novedad de productos y características intrínsecas de los recursos en la innovación


  • Juan Pablo Camani Universidad Nacional de Río Negro. Escuela de Economía, Administración, y Turismo. Río Negro, Argentina


Palabras clave:

recursos, recombinaciones, novedad, productos, innovación


En general, la literatura sobre innovación recombinante no especifica la novedad alcanzada al desarrollar productos: resulta de recombinaciones, siempre novedosas, de conocimiento existente. Esta visión limita los tipos de recombinaciones y recursos usados al innovar. No explicaría la diversidad de recursos y recombinaciones asociados con productos con grados particulares de novedad (alto, medio, bajo). Este trabajo investiga qué características intrínsecas o constitutivas de los recursos facilitarían recombinaciones menos o más novedosas, y por qué ocurriría esto. Metodológicamente, se usó la construcción de tipologías explicativas como herramienta teórica. Según la tipología de características intrínsecas construida, la literatura se basa en recursos existentes. Se asociarían con recombinaciones y productos poco novedosos. Para que hubiera alta novedad, se requerirían características intrínsecas que facilitaran recombinar recursos tangibles y conocimiento para formar recursos nuevos. Aunque, las características intrínsecas más frecuentes promoverían recombinaciones y productos de novedad media. La tipología ayudaría a las empresas a evaluar ex ante el potencial innovador de sus recursos, y así la novedad al recombinar y de producto que facilitarían. Contribuye con la literatura al proponer que los recursos son más que conocimiento existente y son intrínsecamente heterogéneos. Los recursos tangibles también serían esenciales para crear novedad. Al respecto, las recombinaciones no serían siempre novedosas. Habría relaciones específicas entre tipos de recursos, novedad de recombinaciones, y novedad de productos. Se presentan proposiciones teóricas y un modelo formal que sugieren la cuantificación y predictibilidad de estas relaciones.


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Cómo citar

Camani, J. P. (2023). Novedad de productos y características intrínsecas de los recursos en la innovación. Revista De Estudios Empresariales. Segunda Época, (1), 53–83.